Free Press Journal
  • EU defends Brexit deal

    Brussels  : The European Union (EU) said on Monday that last week’s Brexit agreement was a “deal between gentlemen” and not legally binding, but insisted that it had the full backing of the British government, reports the AFP.

  • Kansas shooting hero honoured by ‘Time’

    Houston  : Time magazine has honoured Ian Grillot, the American who took a bullet for an Indian techie while trying to intervene during a racially-motivated shooting in Kansas early this year.

  • Saurabh Chaudhary, Manu Bhaker bag Youth Olympic Games quota places

    New Delhi : Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker stole the limelight for India, winning a quota berth each for their country for the Beunos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), on the concluding day of the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/Pistol (Asian Airgun Championship), in Wako City, Japan on Monday.

  • What is BJP’s relation with Max Hospital, asks AAP

     New Delhi : Slamming the BJP for “opposing” cancellation of licence of Max Hospital here, Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday asked what relationship does it have with the hospital.

  • SC upholds bail to Ryan school bosses

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition challenging the interim bail granted by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on November 21 to Ryan Pinto and his parents Augustine Francis Pinto and Mrs Grace Pinto running the Ryan International School in Gurgaon.

  • Barca marches on in Spain

    Madrid : Barcelona restored their lead at the top of La Liga to five points as Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi struck in the final 20 minutes to edge out 10-man Villarreal 2-0. Daniel Raba’s red card on the hour mark for a wild lunge on Sergio Busquets handed Barca the initiative.

  • Manchester City won because they were better, says Guardiola

    Manchester : Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola hit back at Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s penalty claims saying they won the derby clash 2-1 because they were the better side.

  • ‘EPFO settlement time to be reduced to 3 days from 20 days’

    Mumbai : More than 1.65 crore employers have subscribed to provident fund and 7 crore employees are in the ambit of Employee Provident Fund. To offer better services for this employers, there is a need to bring down the settlement time to three days in future. This is something that Aditya Sah – Regional Provident Fund Commissioner –I, Employees Provident Fund Organisation also agrees too.

  • Shubhankar bags Joburg Open

    Johannesburg : Shubhankar Sharma became the first Indian golfer to clinch the Joburg Open on Monday, his maiden European Tour title that also earned him a ticket to the prestigious British Open next year.

  • SEBI bans 3 individuals from markets for 3 yrs

    New Delhi : Regulator SEBI on Monday barred three individuals from the capital markets for three years, for indulging in fraudulent trade activities in shares of Exelon Infrastructure. The individuals are Kanta A Desai, Sneha P Desai and Dimple P Desai, according to a SEBI order. “I have no hesitation in holding that the three noticees are either directly or indirectly connected to the manipulation and fraudulent scheme brought out in the

  • No reason to resist setting up of tribunal on Mahanadi: SC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday told the Centre that there was “no valid purpose” in resisting the setting up of a tribunal to deal with the dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over the Mahanadi river water-sharing dispute.